2020 Sets Record With 22 Separate Billion-Dollar Climate, Weather Disasters in U.S.An astonishing 22 separate weather and climate disasters costing over $1 billion each occurred in the U.S. in 2020. Western wildfires accounted for a total of $16.5 billion in damage.
Climate Change Will Bring Multiple Disasters At Once, Study WarnsIn the not-too-distant future, disasters won't come one at a time. Instead, according to new research, we can expect a cascade of catastrophes, some gradual, others abrupt, all compounding as climate change takes a greater toll.
Michael Smashes Homes In Florida's Panhandle, And More Damage Is EmergingAfter slamming Florida and lashing Georgia, Michael is now threatening the storm-weary Carolinas.
Florida Panhandle Gets Slammed By Hurricane Michael's 155 MPH WindsHurricane Michael is wreaking havoc in the Florida Panhandle, tearing homes apart and flooding streets as the strongest storm to hit the continental US since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane FlorenceA National Weather Service satellite monitoring Hurricane Florence has recorded a wave reaching 83 feet in the storm churning in the Atlantic Ocean.
Hawaii Hurricane Downgraded to Tropical StormHurricane Lane weakened to a tropical storm on Friday as it headed toward the Hawaiian islands. But it still brought torrential rains that immersed a city in waist-deep water and forced people to flee flooding homes
Hurricane Lane Is Heading For Hawaii As A Dangerous Category 4 StormThe state is bracing for a powerful punch: The governor has declared an emergency, and all public schools on the Big Island and Maui are closed.
Dozens Of Flights From Bay Area Canceled As Irene Batters East CoastThe effects of Hurricane Irene, the tempest battering the East Coast, were felt in the Bay Area as dozens of flights were canceled because of storm-related airport closures.
Hurricane Irene Cancels Some Flights From Bay Area To East CoastUnited Airlines and Virgin America have both canceled flights in and out of SFO on Friday and Saturday in response to the expected arrival of Hurricane Irene, airport officials said.
Bay Area Red Cross Volunteers Head East For Hurricane Irene ReliefAmerican Red Cross volunteers from the Bay Area have headed to the East Coast to assist with disaster relief efforts as Hurricane Irene approaches.
Sharks Look To Take Advantage Of Road-Weary HurricanesThe Carolina Hurricanes will travel more than 15,000 miles through 11 time zones before playing their first home game, and the wear is beginning to show.